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Leek & Potato Soup

180g leeks – washed thoroughly and chopped into thin rounds 2 medium sized potatoes – peeled and cut into small chunks – if you don’t have any potatoes, substitute a large handful of rolled oats – it’s delicious. 1 small carrot – grated 1 small […]

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Moroccan winter veg tagine

Truly one of my favourite recipes, this conjures up glorious flavours for very little work. Don’t be put off by that long list of ingredients! Serves 6. 2 onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves small knob fresh root ginger , peeled 100ml lemon juice (about 3 […]

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Carrot, chickpea and almond pilaf

1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 3 carrots (about 300g), coarsely grated 2 tbsp harissa 300g  basmati rice, rinsed 700ml vegetable stock 400g can chickpeas 25g toasted flaked almonds 200g pot Greek yogurt Heat the oil in a lidded casserole dish. Add the […]

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Root vegetable korma

A deliciously fragrant curry first found in Tender, Volume I by Nigel Slater: a very useful cookbook for anyone with a vegetable share. Serves 4-6 Approx. 800g mixed root vegetables (choose from carrots, beetroot, squash, potatoes, jerusalem artichokes, swede, parsnip, or any other veg you […]

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Carrot tagine

This will serve at least 4 alongside couscous and a salad- and it makes a great packed lunch. 1kg carrots 450g onions 5 tbsp oil bunch coriander 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tsp ground ginger 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp paprika A drizzle of honey […]

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Ribollita

This sumptuous Italian soup comes together out of just a few veg (and a lot of simmering) and really can’t be beaten. Serves 6. 400g soaked and cooked borlotti beans (or a tin) 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped […]

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Coleslaw with chillies, coriander and spring onions

This recipe is adapted from Bobby Flay (an American chef, hence the measurements in cups) and makes a good big bowlful of coleslaw. 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 serrano chillies (Jalapeños make a good alternative- otherwise whatever you have […]